Laois Sport

High fives for Portlaoise ladies against Templeogue

Hockey Portlaoise 5 Our Lady’s 0 EVEN the arrival of Storm Ciara didn’t dampen the spirits of Portlaoise Ladies Hockey Club as they took on Our Lady’s Templeogue 3rd in a league match in Kilkenny on Saturday. Both teams started...

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Five-star Carlow power into Fitzgibbon final

Fitzgibbon Cup semi-final IT Carlow 5-14 Mary Immaculate, Limerick 0-15 By Daire Walsh IT Carlow manager DJ Carey hailed the...

Tuesday, 11/02/20 - 2:32pm Read More

Rachel makes boxing history

RACHEL Lawless, the young Portlaoise Boxing Club flyweight prodigy, made history last Friday night at the National Stadium when winning...

Friday, 07/02/20 - 9:44am Read More

Mountrath reach Leinster final in thriller as defence defies the Deise boys

Leinster Schools Senior Hurling ‘B’ s/f   Mountrath CS 2-15 Ferrybank CS 1-12 By Pat Delaney MOUNTRATH Community School produced...

Friday, 07/02/20 - 9:37am Read More

Extra time heartbreak brings Knockbeg campaign to an end

Top Oil Leinster SF ‘A’ Round of 16 Coláiste Mhuire Mullingar 1-18 Knockbeg College 1-16 (AET) By Kieran Murphy KNOCKBEG...

Friday, 07/02/20 - 9:36am Read More

Laois pay the penalty for final quarter demise

Lidl LGFA National Football League Div 3 Roscommon 3-15 Laois 2-9 By Conor Dolan LAOIS will have to wait at...

Friday, 07/02/20 - 9:34am Read More

First half tries prove the difference as Portlaoise defeat North Kildare

Leinster League Division 2A Portlaoise 22 North Kildare 15 By Gavin Cooper TWO first-half tries for Portlaoise proved to be...

Thursday, 06/02/20 - 9:44am Read More

Heywood snatch victory late on

South Leinster Post Primary Senior Football ‘C’ Final Tullow CS 0-9 Heywood CS 0-10 By Harry Shorthose HEYWOOD snatched a...

Thursday, 06/02/20 - 9:42am Read More

Battling Laois just cannot match it physically with the Dubs

Allianz National Hurling League Div 1B Rd 2 Dublin 4-18 Laois 2-17 By Denis J. Croke LAOIS were right in...

Thursday, 06/02/20 - 9:34am Read More

Laois ease to the top of standings with polished performance

Allianz National Football League Division 2 Rd 2 Laois 0-16 Armagh 0-10 By Pat Delaney ARMAGH arrived in Portlaoise on...

Thursday, 06/02/20 - 9:32am Read More

National Sport

Iain Henderson ruled out of Ireland team for family reasons

Ireland have been forced into a late change ahead of Sunday’s Guinness Six Nations match against England at Twickenham. Devin Toner comes into the second-row to replace Iain Henderson who has been ruled out for family reasons. Connacht’s Ultan Dillane...

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Ladies Football team news: Two changes for Dublin; Cork and Galway unchanged

By Jackie Cahill Dublin boss Mick Bohan has made two changes in personnel for Sunday’s pivotal Lidl National League Division...

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Adam Griggs makes two changes to Ireland’s women’s team for England clash

Ireland’s women’s coach Adam Griggs has made two changes for their match against England in Doncaster on Sunday. Aoife Doyle....

Friday, 21/02/20 - 12:20pm Read More

Manu Tuilagi to start against Ireland; Eddie Jones reshuffles England back three

By Press Association England head coach Eddie Jones has named his starting 15 to face Ireland in the Six Nations...

Friday, 21/02/20 - 11:40am Read More

Rory McIlroy enjoys two-shot lead after return to old putter at WGC Mexico

By Press Association A return to his old putter paid instant dividends for world number one Rory McIlroy as he...

Friday, 21/02/20 - 11:20am Read More

Hockey: UCC seek revenge over Waterford

By Stephen Findlater UCC and Waterford carry the Munster flag on the national stage this weekend in their refixed Irish...

Thursday, 20/02/20 - 8:50pm Read More

Refreshed Shane Lowry hoping ‘to come in under the radar’ in Mexico

By Press Association Open champion Shane Lowry, who comes into the week on the back of three top-15 finishes from...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 1:50pm Read More

Caelan Doris on bench in unchanged Ireland side for England clash

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell has named an unchanged team to take on England at Twickenham on Sunday. There is...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 1:30pm Read More

Clare’s Liam Jegou has become the first Team Ireland athlete selected for the Tokyo Olympic Games

By Tony Leen Clare’s Liam Jegou has become the first Team Ireland athlete to be selected for the Tokyo Olympic...

Wednesday, 19/02/20 - 9:50am Read More

Sport Columnists

RUGBY – Portlaoise signal intention in season opener

Portlaoise 26 Thurles 22 PORTLAOISE signalled their intention to rebuild their side into a force to be reckoned with at Togher on Sunday last. Captain Rosie Palmer led her team into the first competitive match of the season with trepidation...

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Ruanbeg rescued

WRITE a book on any subject and that topic becomes part of the author’s mental make-up both before and long...

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